A simple salad made from charred broccoli florets, olive oil–packed canned sardines, quick-pickled shallot, and fresh mint.
Charred Broccoli Salad With Sardines, Pickled Shallot, and Mint Recipe
1 small shallot, sliced crosswise, then separated into rings
Red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound broccoli, stems trimmed and florets cut into thin stalks
1 (4-ounce) tin sardines in olive oil, drained
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish
In a small bowl, pour enough vinegar over shallot to just cover and let stand for at least 15 and up to 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large cast iron skillet over high heat until smoking. Working in batches to avoid crowding the pan, add broccoli florets, season with salt, and cook until charred on first side, about 2 minutes. Turn broccoli and char other side. Transfer to a plate or baking sheet to cool. Repeat with remaining broccoli.
In serving bowls, arrange broccoli with sardines, pickled shallot, and mint leaves, seasoning with salt as needed. Serve.
Cast iron skillet
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 10g||13%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||7%|
|Total Carbohydrate 10g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||15%|
|Total Sugars 2g|
|Vitamin C 75mg||373%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|